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October 30, 2011
Pelosi to donors: 'All is well!'
Tell me this doesn't sound like Kevin Bacon trying to calm the rioting crowd in "Animal House." The Hill: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is seeking a surge of Democratic campaign donations before the next Federal Election Commission fundraising deadline, claiming that Democrats can reach a "turning point" in their bid to reclaim the majority. "If we continue to stand together, I believe this moment will mark the turning point on the road to a Democratic victory in 2012," Pelosi writes in a new Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraising email. Democrats will face an uphill battle reclaiming the majority after their 2010 election night drubbing that swept Republicans into control of the House. But in the email pitch, Pelosi argues that Republicans have provided an opening, alleging that "the American people are rejecting the Tea Party Republican agenda that puts tax breaks for the wealthiest people in our country ahead of creating jobs." "Now, it is up to...(Read Full Post)